Nucleic Acid Shearing


Covaris S220

The Covaris S220 system's controlled, reproducible DNA shearing method generates fragments with tight size distributions centered from 100 to 5000 bp. For more information see

Covaris DNA Protocol UPDATE 01/2017

Covaris General Protocol NEW 01/2017

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GeneMachines (DigiLab) Hydroshear

The Hydroshear is used for fragmenting DNA to sizes larger than 1KB. For more information see

Hydroshear Protocol

Fisher 550 Sonicator

Fisher 550 Sonicator (Misonix XL2020)

Used for DNA fragmentation and cell disruption. For more information see

Sonicator P